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CUET MA Economics

What are the details for CUET MA Economics 2022 ?

National Testing Agency or as we all know NTA aims to improve equity and quality in education by conducting efficient and transparent examinations for admissions to some of the top central universities in India. Thereby, National Testing Agency (NTA) has been assigned the task of conducting the Central University Entrance Test or CUET for Post Graduate (PG) courses for 2022, along with CUET Under Graduate (UG) courses. As mentioned in our earlier blog, CUET will help students and offer them one single window in order to get admission to the participating Universities from across the country. The official notice regarding PG CUET Exam can be found on NTA website.

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CUET 2022 Recent Announcements

  • Vikram University, M.P. has been added.

  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University have added two courses MA (Environment & Development Studies) and M. Des (Social Design) in their existing Programmes which is added in the list.

  • K.R. Mangalam University have added two courses L.L.B. and B.Ed. in their existing courses which is added in the list.

  • University of Hyderabad had decided to remove the course M.Sc. Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences for the upcoming academic year.

CUET MA Economics Paper Code

The paper code is PGQP44

Best Central University for MA Economics

There are many other 30 plus universities as well who are offering Masters in Economics Courses.

*Note - Universities NOT Adopting

Some of the renowned universities which are not going to adopt the process of CUET for their respective Post Graduate course are :

CUET MA Economics Entrance Syllabus

Micro Economics

Consumer Theory or Behaviour: Demand, Utility, Indifference Curve, Revealed Preference Theory, Consumer Surplus

Production Theory: Production Function, Law of Variable Proportions, Returns to Scale, Cost Function, types and concepts

Price and Output determination in Market: Perfect and Imperfect Competition (Monopoly, Price Discrimination, Monopolistic, Duopoly and Oligopoly models) General Equilibrium, Efficiency and Welfare: Equilibrium and efficiency under pure exchange and production; overall efficiency and welfare economics, externality

Macro Economics

National Income Accounting

Income and Output Determination: Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply, Effective Demand Principle, Classical and Keynesian Theory

Money and Inflation

Demand and Supply of Money, Money Multiplier and High Powered Money, Credit Creation, Role of Reserve Bank of India and Commercial Banks, Quantitative Theories of Money, Philip’s Curve

Monetary and Fiscal Policy of India and its role.

Consumption and Investment Function

Permanent, Relative and Life Cycle Hypothesis, determinants of business fixed investment; residential investment and inventory investment, Multiplier and Accelerator

Open Economy Models: Mundell and Fleming Model (IS, LM and BP curve) , Balance of Payments, exchange rate determination, Purchasing Power Parity

Economic Growth: Harrod-Domar Model, Solow Model

Statistical Methods in Economics

Mean, Mode, Median, Dispersion, Skewness, Quartile Deviation, Average Deviation, Standard Deviation


Simple Regression Model Probability Distribution Sampling

Mathematical Methods in Economics

Sets and Vector

Functions of one and several real variable Single and Multi variable optimization Integration of functions

Difference equations

Determinants Matrix

Linear Programming Probability

Differential Equations

Indian Economy: Overview of colonial economy

Macro Trends: National Income; population; occupational structure.

Agriculture: Agrarian structure and land relations; agricultural markets and institutions – credit, commerce and technology; trends in performance and productivity; famines. Railways and Industry: Railways; the de-industrialisation debate; evolution of entrepreneurial and industrial structure; nature of industrialisation in the interwar period; constraints to industrial breakthrough; labour relations.

Economy and State in the Imperial Context

The imperial priorities and the Indian economy; drain of wealth; international trade, capital

Flows and the colonial economy – changes and continuities; government and fiscal policy.

New Economic Policy

Public Economics: Public and Private Goods, Externalities, Budget, Deficits, Public Debt, Fiscal Federalism in India,

Taxation: its economic effects; dead weight loss and distortion, efficiency and equity considerations, tax incidence, optimal taxation.

International Trade Theories: Adam Smith, Ricardo, Heckscher-Ohlin model and New Trade Theories

CUET MA Economics Entrance Pattern

Total Questions - 100

25 General Questions

75 Domain Specific Knowledge Questions

CUET MA Economics Registration

The application process for admission through CUET MA Economics started from May 19 and the last date is June 18. The exam will be conducted like the usual Computer Based Test Mode (CBT) and it is expected that exam will happen sometime in the last week of July.

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